Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down.

Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.

Attorneys for six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban will make their case before a federal judge in Denver Tuesday, hoping to add to the favorable court rulings nationwide that have given momentum to their cause.

A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.

A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago is facing a new charge in Houston — that he urinated on candy at a drug store.

A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock.

Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use of force and inadequate accountability.

The Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times, allegedly by classmates trying to please a fictional online character, has received a military Purple Heart from an anonymous donor.

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

U.S. stocks are moving higher in midday trading as more companies turn in solid earnings reports.

Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.

A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison.

A seventh death is being linked to a building collapse last year in Philadelphia that killed shoppers and workers inside a Salvation Army.

A plant that has called the University of Michigan home for the past 80 years is about halfway through its one-time-only flowering process.

Former University of New Hampshire women's hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been charged with assault in an encounter during a game last year.

An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.

A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next few days.

An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized.

Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected.

Traps have been set amid reports of a large exotic snake that animal control officers and a private reptile expert have been hunting for in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong (hoh-PAHT'-cong).

U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading as more companies turn in solid earnings reports.

Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.

Prosecutors and a defense attorney for a man convicted of bashing his wife's head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff say the man's sentencing will likely take place next month.

A manager at Williston's airport says all flights in and out of the oil patch town have been canceled because of smoke at the scene of a massive fire.

Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who are refusing to return to Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk do so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.

The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the city's Museum of History and Industry.

Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X.

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.

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